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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1056949



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Petherton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Feb-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264226

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SOUTH PETHERTON CP PALMER STREET (North side) ST4317 6/141 No 4 (Lamb Cottage) (formerly listed as House 70yds, W of Methodist Chapel) 19.4.61


Detached cottage. Probably early C18. Ham stone near-ashlar facade, coursed rubble to sides and rear; thatched roof with coped west gable, half-hipped to east; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, except lower bay 1 which has a wave-mould recess; 3-light upper bay 3, 4-light lower bays 1 and 3, both with individual labels, but in bay 1 the mullions adapted, and removed from bay 3; to upper bays 1 and 2 early pattern casement windows with vertical iron bars internally and rectangular-leaded lights, 3-light bay 1 and 2-light bay 2: to lower bay 2 a cambered-arched doorway in rectangular recess with incised spandrils, no label, with boarded door on moulded frame set in recess, up 5 steps. Raked buttress to south-east corner, possibly a relic of a demolished building: in east gable, which is rendered, are C20 metal windows, rectangular leaded; outshut to rear. To west gable a long office building, possibly in separate ownership, and not of special interest. Interior not seen, but reported is a 2-room cross passage plan formerly, with 2 ceiling beams chamfered with runout steps but little else of interest; collar beam roof trusses (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4311017036

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in February, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 43110 17036


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